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  • Lewis U Upgrades Wireless Network to 802.11n

    Lewis University, a private school in Romeoville, IL, has deployed an extensive Motorola wireless network to provide coverage in classrooms, outdoor sporting arenas, and an airport adjacent to the campus.More

IT News

  • Blackboard Brings LMS App to iPhone

    Ed tech developer Blackboard has released a new LMS tool for Apple's iPhone and iPod Touch. The free app, Blackboard Learn for Apple iPhone, allows users to access information in their Blackboard accounts and to receive notices through their iPhones.More
  • Microsoft Beefs Up Web Platform Tools

    Microsoft has launched new tools for developing and managing Web sites at its MIX09 Web developer conference last week.More
  • Sun Releases Virtual Desktop Infrastructure 3

    Sun has released Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Software 3, a major update to the company's virtualization management suite. The new version includes expanded VMware support, Open Storage integration, and Active Directory support, among other enhancements.More
  • Director 11.5 Adds 5.1 Channel Audio Real Time Mixing

    Adobe has released Director 11.5, a major update to the multimedia authoring suite used widely in education. The new version adds significant new audio capabilities, including support for 5.1-channel surround sound, as well as new video format support, new plugins, and multi-version output.More
  • Forefront Security for Microsoft OCS Unveiled

    Forefront Security for Office Communications Server (FSOCS) was released to manufacturing, Microsoft announced last week. The solution is designed to protect an organization's network from malware spread through instant messaging (IM). It also provides a filter to support corporate compliance policies.More
  • Microsoft Rolling Out Windows Azure Improvements

    Microsoft on Wednesday described three Windows Azure improvements designed to assist developers using its cloud-based operating system.More
  • Texas Higher Ed Board Wraps Development of Reporting System

    The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board has wrapped development of CB Reports, a new reporting system created by Ciber, an IT outsourcing company. The system performs reporting on requirements for Texas colleges and universities running Oracle's PeopleSoft applications.More